November 15, 2019
Polling suggests that prescription drug pricing is a big issue for U.S. voters, yet Congress appears no closer to reaching a deal on a comprehensive plan to address rising prescription drug costs.
American Health Line rounds up the latest health care news in the states.
November 14, 2019
A Gallup poll published Tuesday found that 13% of U.S. adults, or roughly 34 million Americans, know a friend or family member who died in the past five years because he or she could not afford their medical treatment or medication.
A Forbes analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data ranks all 50 states based on how much registered nurses are paid. Find out how much they are paid in your sate with our interactive map.
Henry Ford Health System on Monday announced that it performed what the health system believes is the first double-lung transplant for a patient with a vaping-related illness.
CMS on Wednesday announced 754,967 individuals signed up for federal exchange plans during the second week of the Affordable Care Act's current open enrollment period, bringing total federal exchange plan signups to 932,049 so far.
CMS on Tuesday released a proposed rule intended to increase transparency around states' supplemental Medicaid payments and financing arrangements by establishing new reporting requirements.
The rate of hospital-acquired pressure injuries has continued to rise while other hospital-acquired conditions have fallen, prompting some providers to question whether federal regulators are taking the right approach to reduce incidence rates.
A second federal appeals court last week reversed a lower court's ruling and upheld a 2017 rule that changed how CMS calculates Medicaid disproportionate-share hospital payments to ensure providers are not doubly compensated for care costs covered by third-party insurers.
November 13, 2019
Americans are citing health care, mass shootings, and the presidential election as significant sources of stress, according to the American Psychological Association's "Stress in America" survey released last week.
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